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04-01-2019, 06:03 AM
Difference between Crawling & Indexing?

04-01-2019, 08:58 AM
Crawling means, Googlebot checks all the sources or content of your webpage and then analyze it. Googlebot will fetch the content of pages you have created for your website.
Indexing means the content page is eligible to show up on Google SERP.

04-01-2019, 04:51 PM
Crawling is done to check new content & links while indexing to read the website.

04-01-2019, 11:56 PM
Crawling or web crawling refers to an automated process through which search engines filtrate web pages for proper indexing. while Indexing starts when the crawling process gets over during a search. Google uses crawling to collect pages relevant to the search queries, and creates index that includes specific words, or search terms and their locations.

04-02-2019, 02:45 AM
Crawling means the search robot crawl or fetch the web pages while Indexing means search robot crawl the web pages, saved the information and it appear in the search engine result page.

04-02-2019, 06:51 AM
Crawling basically means following a path.
In the SEO world, crawling means following your links and “crawling” around your website. When bots come to your website (any page), they follow other linked pages also on your website.

Indexing is the process of placing a page , while crawling is simply when search engine bots are actively crawling your website, either for the first time to prior to indexing or for update purposes. Both of these processes are necessary for your website to appear in search engine results

04-02-2019, 09:04 AM
Crawling is the process or reading through your webpage source by search engine spiders. They provide a cache certificate after a successful crawl. Indexing is updating the cached webpages in search engine database. Indexed webpages are now ready for search engine rankings.